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IGMC Puducherry Basics of Epidemiology and Biostatistics course 2013

Admission Notice 2013

Admission for 4th Short Course on Basics of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and 3rd Short Course on Research Methodology

Basics of Epidemiology and Biostatistics/Research Methodology:

Scope of the short course:

This four day course is intended to train researchers/medical professionals in basics of Epidemiology and Biostatistics as applied to research in medical field

The idea of the short course is to introduce a number of basic concepts and techniques that would help participants get initiated into the fascinating world of epidemiology and biostatistics

Course Content Course schedule is divided into lectures and hands on sessions

The topics that will be covered are: Detailed course schedule will be emailed to the final list of participants one week before the course

Participants are expected to prepare a pre-proposal by the end of the course

Study Designs Basics in Epidemiology/Biostatistics Sample size calculation Random Sampling and Randomization Bias, Confounding and Chance Association v/s Causation Statistical tests

How to select/frame a research question?

Literature search; Data Collection Methods; Ethics in research; Referencing; How to read a scientific paper; Publishing research; Presentation of the proposal


Lecture hall, 3rd floor, College building, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry-605009

Course Duration: 4 days, 16th November, 2013 to 19th November 2013, 09.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.

Course Fee: Rs 3000/-

Payment should be made in full by Demand Draft (DD)

How to register for the course?

Demand Draft should be in favour of “Finance Officer, IGMC&RI, Puducherry” payable at Puducherry and posted to the contact address mentioned in the brochure

Course fee and filled application form should reach the office of Dept of Community Medicine, on or before 02nd November, 2013

Who can register?

Faculty; and post graduate students pursuing MD/MS/MDS/DNB/PhD

Study Material: Participants will be provided with study material

They are requested to bring their laptops for the course. WiFi internet facility will be provided

Kindly please to visit for soft copy of brochure and application form

Important Date:

Last date for application is 02nd November, 2013

Once registered for the course, the fee will not be refunded

The number of participants for the course is limited to 25 and admission will be purely on first come first serve basis

Certificate and receipt for course fee would be provided at the end of the course

Working lunch and refreshment will be provided

Participants are requested to make their own arrangement for accommodation, breakfast and dinner


IGMC&RI Admission 4th Short Course on Basics of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and 3rd Short Course on Research Methodology

Department of Community Medicine

Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (IGMC and RI) Puducherry-605009

Email: [email protected], Mobile: 09442248895



Resource persons will be from Departments of Community Medicine of IGMCRI Puducherry and JIPMER Puducherry


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